Dec
07

Mamo TCV Delivers seminar on Company Secretary at Society Education Event

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On 30th November 2021, Dr Joshua Chircop delivered a seminar regarding the Duties of the Company Secretary on behalf of Mamo TCV Advocates on the invitation of Society Education.  The presentation was split into three parts, with the first examining the appointment and removal of the company secretary. The second part focused on the statutory functions and responsibilities of the company secretary together with the holding of general meetings and board meetings. The third part of the seminar focused on the responsibilities of the company secretary under VAT l...
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Dec
03

Reinstatement of Employee after Finding of Unfair Dismissal

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This article was written by​ Dr Petra Attard and Tessa Borg Bartolo In a recent judgment, 67/2020 LM, the Court of Appeal dealt with a case where an employee was claiming to have been unfairly dismissed by his employer on account of a medical condition - Obstructive Sleep Apnoea. The employee had been diagnosed with this condition by a professional in the field after multiple warnings were given to him by his employer in this regard. The employer had brought to his attention the numerous occasions in which he was found sleeping while at work, as well as other inst...
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Dec
01

Aircraft Operator’s Bid for a Warrant of Prohibitory Injunction to Limit the Exercise of an IDERA Fails - Court Upholds the Supremacy of an IDERA

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The exercise of rights under the Irrevocable De-registration and Export Request Authorisation (IDERA) has been accentuated in a ground-breaking decree delivered earlier this month by the First Hall, Civil Court, presided over by Hon. Justice Robert G. Mangion, when it was called to determine whether a warrant of prohibitory injunction can be issued to prohibit the holder of an IDERA registered in Malta from enforcing the IDERA and therefore from unilaterally requesting and procuring the de-registration of the aircraft from the Maltese Registry. In its decree deliv...
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Nov
30

Transposition of the EU Whistleblower Directive into the Protection of the Whistleblower Act, Chapter 527 of the Laws of Malta

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This article was written by​ Dr Petra Attard and Dr Martina Bonnici The legislation currently regulating whistleblower protection in Malta is the Protection of the Whistleblower Act , Chapter 527 of the Laws of Malta (the ''Act ' ') which came into force on the 15 th September 2013. While the Whistleblowing Directive EU 2019/1937 (the "Directive") has not yet been transposed into Maltese law, Bill 249 of 2021, titled An Act to Amend the Protection of the Whistleblower Act (the "Amending Act"), published on the 15 th November 2021 seeks to amend the Act in order to...
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Nov
25

A Practical Approach towards a Sport Dispute

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This article was written by Dr Stephen Muscat and Dr Daniel Cutajar Sports and Contract Law go very much hand in hand. In most sports, athletes and their club are bound to each other by a contract. Contractual disputes often arise as honouring the contractual relationship is not always plain sailing. Specifically, in a footballer-football club relationship, a player normally signs a contract with a club for an agreed period, to train with the club and represent it in competitions, whilst in turn, receiving pecuniary compensation for it. However, it often occurs th...
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